This study, which appeared as Chapter 2 in Volume 2 of the Cambridge Medieval History (New York, 1913), was written by the renowned Byzantinist Charles Diehl. Chapter 2 ["Justinian's Government in the East"] describes the reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian (527-565). Topics include: Early life and marriage of Theodora; Her religious policy; The Persian Wars; The Huns; Justinian's fortresses and other buildings; Justinian's diplomacy; Domestic government of the East; Constantinople and its trade; Fiscal oppression; The Church; Dealings with the Monophysites; Pope Vigilius; Last years and results of Justinian's reign.
Includes Title Page, Table of Contents, Chapter 2 (pp. 25-52), Bibliography for Chapter 2 (p. 723-725), and Chronological Table in 40 pdf pages. Article extracted and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.